Opinion

SA’s road to freedom is stalked by death
SA’s road to freedom is stalked by death
The political assassination is not a phenomenon that is restricted to KwaZulu-Natal. But there is no doubt that it is overwhelmingly concentrated...
Wake up to what woke is
Wake up to what woke is
A question you’re probably asking yourself is: What does it mean to be “woke”? And what are people referring to when they say it’s time to...
Mining joy from anxiety’s depths
Mining joy from anxiety’s depths
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The comrades want ... and want
The comrades want ... and want
Saturday afternoon. The Bhekuzulu Hall at the University of Zululand is a massive, empty cavern. Hollow.
Letters to the Editor: June 15 to 21
Letters to the Editor: June 15 to 21
I was both sad and shocked to read about the negativity in “Judge faces labour case probe” (June 8) and, in particular, the accusations...
Class of ’76 weeps for the past – and the present
Class of ’76 weeps for the past – and the present
For one who was at the coal face of the Soweto student march on June 16 1976, when I reminisce about that Wednesday, I battle to block tears from...
The limits of coloured nationalism
The limits of coloured nationalism
Siqalo is a mostly Xhosa informal settlement in Mitchells Plain, the largest coloured township in Cape Town. Some Siqalo squatters are coloured,...
Ramaphosa has a rare chance to stop SA withdrawing from the ICC
Ramaphosa has a rare chance to stop SA withdrawing from the ICC
Justice Minister Michael Masutha has presented the International Crimes Bill to Parliament’s justice portfolio committee. This could be a...
For land reform to have a chance of success, women are key
For land reform to have a chance of success, women are key
I recently attended a panel discussion at which three eminent thinkers reflected on urban land reform. It shocked me that, after an hour of the...
The way history is taught in South Africa is ahistorical ― and that’s a problem
The way history is taught in South Africa is ahistorical ― and that’s a problem
History may soon be a compulsory school subject until Grade 12 in South Africa. A task team established by the country’s minister of basic...
No place in SA for EFF’s  ‘bro code’ politics
No place in SA for EFF’s  ‘bro code’ politics
"The Democratic Alliance is sitting in a corner, mutilating itself, unprovoked.” This is one of the most memorable, if somewhat dark, comments...
Letters to the Editor: June 8 to 14
Letters to the Editor: June 8 to 14
For some time there has been a growing debate about whether history should be a compulsory subject throughout school years, instead of it being...
Editorial: We need to talk about the EFF’s wild claims
Editorial: We need to talk about the EFF’s wild claims
In a week in which it was confirmed that the economy had contracted in the first quarter of 2018 and the price of petrol went up a whopping 82c a...

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